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Cool Web Apps & Sites July 16, 2018 posted by

The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game

The madness and wisdom of crowds has been a topic of discussion for centuries. What makes some crowds do great things and turns others into mobs? How do we decide which side of the fence we fall on? Is it just listening to our friends and following the status quo or is it something more? Surprise, it’s something more and the game, Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds will help you understand.


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The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game
Bookmark This! July 2, 2018 posted by

Camp NANOWRIMO – check out this online event to get some writing done

Do you write? If you have ever wanted to write a book then you’ve probably heard of National Novel Writing Month. The month of November has for a good many years at this point been dedicated to aspiring and established writers finishing up their novels. The same people who brought you that have another group writing program. Camp NANOWRIMO, the summer camp for writers.


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Camp NANOWRIMO – check out this online event to get some writing done
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 2, 2018 posted by

Lifefaker – let the know how you want them to think you are

One of the pitfalls of social media is that everyone’s lives look better than your own. Yummy food, cool vacations, perfect children. Everyone’s life is magical and yours is probably just. . . normal. But here’s some news: Those profiles are filled with staged photos and yours cane be too with Lifefaker, the service that will fake your life for social media.


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Lifefaker – let the know how you want them to think you are
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 1, 2018 posted by

AlgoTransparency – do you know what YouTube is going to show you next?

Whenever you do anything on the internet, you have to agree to the Terms of Algorithms are the mystery that runs social media. Over the last few years there’s been a lot of talk about them in regards to what they’re serving up to people and how they affect our world view. Although most of this has been focused on Facebook and Google, YouTube also it’s fair share of problems. AlgoTransparency is the company that is trying to let people…


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AlgoTransparency – do you know what YouTube is going to show you next?
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 30, 2018 posted by

Terms of Service; Didn’t Read – don’t just click accept without knowing what’s in there

Service, for every website that you use. Email, social media, web apps, whatever, they all have rules for use and you, if you’re like most of the population, probably don’t read them. Terms of Service; Didn’t Read is the web app that will make sure you get all the important points.


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Terms of Service; Didn’t Read – don’t just click accept without knowing what’s in there
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 20, 2018 posted by

BBC Sound Effects – add a bit of pop to your next sound based project

Do you like sounds? As in using them in your projects that involve some sort of recording and playback? Well good news, BBC has released 16,000 sound effects for free download. There are some stipulations but that’s a huge library! Check out BBC Sound Effects Library for some cool stuff for your ears!


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BBC Sound Effects – add a bit of pop to your next sound based project
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 19, 2018 posted by

Car vs. Bike Calculator – how much can you save by swapping two wheels for four

You know that you can save the Earth (a little bit) by switching out your car for a bike when you can but do you know how much you can save on emissions? How about how many trees you would have to plant to cover the pollution from those emissions, if you choose to drive instead? The Car vs. Bike Calculator will give you all the answers.


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Car vs. Bike Calculator – how much can you save by swapping two wheels for four
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 11, 2018 posted by

Free MOOCs – this listing is full of online classes to try

By now, in 2018, you’ve likely heard of MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses. Maybe you’ve even taken a few, probably back when Coursera was all the way free instead of, well, whatever it is doing now. If you’re looking for some classes to expand your horizons, check out this free list of neat classes you can take.


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Free MOOCs – this listing is full of online classes to try
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 10, 2018 posted by

Ckbk – the library of cookbooks, right at your fingertips

If you like to cook, you probably use many online recipes to try new things. Although you may find some really great recipes, there’s nothing quite like a cookbook. With ckbk, you can a huge collection of cookbooks including recipes and tips, with filter options, all at your fingers tips through their dedicated app.


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Ckbk – the library of cookbooks, right at your fingertips
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 23, 2018 posted by

Lost Sleep Calculator for Parents – find out how much sleep you’ve missed

When you have kids, you lose sleep. Babies just stay up all night, everyone knows this. But how much sleep are you actually losing per child? Is it as much as you think or does it just seem that way? The Lost Sleep Calculator for Parents lets you know how much sleep you’ve lost as well as some other fun things.


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Lost Sleep Calculator for Parents – find out how much sleep you’ve missed